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major operation

[′mā·jər ‚äp·ə′rā·shən]
(medicine)
An extensive, difficult, and potentially dangerous surgical procedure, usually requiring general anesthesia.
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Stephen, who was taken to hospital in agony just before Hogmanay, has already had two major operations and was due to have another one yesterday.
In generic terms, a major operation can be described as consisting of a series of related major and minor tactical actions by two or more combat arms of one or more Services concurrently and/or sequentially in terms of time and place and aimed at accomplishing an operational and sometimes limited strategic objective.
Police said they couldn't rule out the major operation being the result of a prank call and urged people to consider the dangers of hoaxes.
But being housebound after a major operation I would just like to say "special thanks" to the schedulers for putting on such a load of rubbish.
forces and Afghan troops supported by helicopters and aircraft are poised for a major operation against Taliban and al-Qaida fighters in the mountains of eastern Afghanistan, Afghan Islamic Press (AIP) reported Wednesday.
The flap technique is considered a major operation and, for medical reasons, is not suitable for everyone.
Brady, built Buffalo Forge into a major operation that utilized a labor force of seventy "owned slaves" supplemented by a contingent of some one hundred slaves hired on an annual basis as both industrial and agricultural laborers.
We produce them both, but we make no secret of the major operation cost difference between the two systems."
Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA) in a major operation at Makran Coast in Balochistan seized the largest haul of liquor on Wednesday.
The major operation was launched in 2017 to 'eliminate the menace of terrorism from the country', which mainly targets sleeping cells of the militants, their supporters and financiers.
PESHAWAR -- In a major operation against encroachments, the district administration here on Thursday demolished about 300 structures of roadside shops, residential quarters and markets in Batatal Bazaar in Sarban near Bara area.
Brigadier General Yahya Rasoul, the spokesman for the Iraqi Security Forces Information Center, said that the Iraqi forces that were under the command of al-Jazeera Operation and also the popular forces of Hashd al-Shaabi, kicked off a major operation to purge the deserts between the provinces of Nineveh, Anbar and Salahuddin to the borders with Syria of ISIL terrorists.